YELLOWKNIFE, Dec. 1 /CNW Telbec/ - The departure today of Air Canada
flight AC8226 marks the launch of the only daily, non-stop service between
Yellowknife and Vancouver. Air Canada Jazz now operates seasonal daily flights
from the diamond capital of North America to Air Canada's Asia gateway hub
with 50-seat, made-in-Canada Bombardier CRJ aircraft.
"We are delighted to introduce our newest flight linking the vibrant and
growing economy of Canada's north to Air Canada's extensive network at
Vancouver," said Daniel Shurz, Vice-President, Network Planning. "The
Yellowknife to Vancouver daily flights compliments our daily services from our
most northern Canadian destination to Edmonton and Calgary."
Flights depart Yellowknife at 09:05, and arrive in Vancouver at 10:40.
Return flights depart Vancouver at 12:30, and arrive in Yellowknife at 16:00.
Flights have been timed to offer convenient connections to and from Air
Canada's entire Asia network and points within British Columbia. The flights
will operate until April 4th, 2008.
Montreal-based Air Canada provides scheduled and charter air
transportation for passengers and cargo to more than 170 destinations on
five continents. Canada's flag carrier is the 14th largest commercial airline
in the world, serving more than 32 million customers annually with a fleet
consisting of 335 aircraft. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance,
providing the world's most comprehensive air transportation network.